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Apprenticeship Adviser (ASK)

Location: Home-based with regular travel across agreed delivery areas within Kent & Medway Contract: Permanent, Part-time (22.2 hours/week) Salary: £25,372 - £28,576 pro rata (dependent on skills and experience) Closing Date: 15th July 2024 Interviews Held: 23rd Jul

CXK is a leading charity that empowers young people and adults to build the skills and confidence they need to move into sustainable education, employment or training.

We are offering an opportunity to join our ASK (Apprenticeship Support and Knowledge) team within Kent & Medway.

As an Apprenticeship Adviser, you will:

  • Deliver both virtual and face to face presentations to students from small groups to larger assemblies to raise awareness of apprenticeships, and other technical education routes.
  • Deliver bespoke sessions to students in supporting them to register and apply for apprenticeships.
  • Deliver awareness raising sessions to parents, teachers and local stakeholders.
  • Support the coordination and booking of school events, working with teachers and careers advisors to assess their school/college apprenticeship delivery to date.
  • Work proactively with key partners and stakeholders promoting CXK across the region.

You will:

  • Have some experience and knowledge of the work-based learning sector and wider routes into Apprenticeships. Full training and support will be given to build on experience/up-date knowledge.
  • Have planned, delivered, and evaluated virtual and face to face sessions engaging students, teachers and parents.
  • Have a network of stakeholders and partners across the region to enhance the support to schools, colleges and partners.
  • Have a proven track record of successfully working towards targets and KPIs.
  • Be able to engage confidently and sensitively with schools at a range of levels of seniority up to and including head teacher level.
  • Be an articulate and confident communicator who has experience of presenting to and engaging with an audience of children/young people.

Please click here for the full job description and person specification.

For an informal discussion about the role contact hazelallan@cxk.org

In return for your skills and experience, you’ll receive the following benefits:

  • An annual salary of £25,327 to £28,576 per annum
  • 30-33 days holiday, plus bank holidays pro rata
  • Defined contribution pension scheme (matched by CXK up to 10% depending on length of service)
  • Death in service life assurance policy (3 x annual salary)
  • Flexible working
  • Generous sick leave benefits
  • Enhanced maternity and paternity leave
  • Comprehensive training and development programmes
  • Mental health first aiders
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Interest free season ticket loans
  • Interest free parking permit loans
  • Employee Assistance programme (AXA)

About CXK

CXK is an award-winning charity which supports young people and adults to build the skills and confidence they need to move into sustainable education, employment, or training. We continually strive to provide the best services to meet the needs of the 260,000+ beneficiaries that we support each and every year – empowering individuals and strengthening communities across the south of England.

Passion, innovation, and integrity are at the heart of our culture.  Therefore, we’re dedicated to bringing together highly skilled people who are passionate about making a difference.  In return, we offer a flexible, professional, and friendly work environment in which staff are truly valued and invested in.

Closing date for applications: 9am, Monday 15th July 2024. Interviews will be held on Tuesday 23rd July 2024 in Ashford, Kent.

 **Please note that we reserve the right close this vacancy early if we receive sufficient applications for the role.  Therefore, if you are interested, please submit your application as soon as possible**

Apply

To apply for this role, please email a copy of your CV and supporting statement (max 750 words) to recruitment@cxk.org.

Your supporting statement should address how you meet the requirements of the job description and person specification. Please note that CVs alone will not be considered.

Please include the Job Title and Location of the role you are applying for in your email.

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